Clay Lacy offers jet card programs from $50,000 to $200,000.
Clay Lacy Preferred, the operator’s jet card like offering is giving new clients a Sferra cashmere throw and a gift certificate. Clay Lacy Preferred programs are priced $50,000, $100,000 or $200,000. The deposits are refundable and there is fixed pricing. While there is not guaranteed availability, once you make your reservations they are guaranteed. Members also receive complimentary aircraft upgrades.
“When someone purchases a gift certificate, we will overnight a Sferra cashmere throw with gift certificate explaining how to use the flight credits, all very nicely packaged so there is a physical way to present the flight gift,” Scott Cutshall, vice president of sales tells Priv
Among Clay Lacy’s other selling points are flight crews dedicated to each aircraft, priority access to one of America’s largest fleets (approximately 50 aircraft), dedicated flight concierge and no-cost if a replacement aircraft is needed. Clay Lacy Preferred has no expiration dates, no blackout days, no peak period surcharges, no membership fees. Aircraft you fly on are either owned or managed by Clay Lacy. Hourly rates range from $2,800 to $7,000.
The operator is known for its high standards of service. Flight attendants are expertly trained in food sourcing and preparation and certified in corporate etiquette and onboard safety. Catering is based on fresh, locally sourced seasonal cuisine. The operator also offers private reserve of wine and specialty goods
The company is named for its founder, entrepreneur, airline captain, military test pilot, air race champion, aviation record-setter and aerial cinematographer Clay Lacy who has logged 50,000 flight hours in more than 300 aircraft types, set 29 world speed records and performed over 2,500 film missions. While still a pilot at United in 1964, Lacy earned his Learjet rating and became the Learjet salesman for the western United States. Lacy leased a Learjet in 1968 and founded Clay Lacy Aviation, the first executive jet charter service west of the Mississippi. The company is also known for its philanthropy, including scholarships for the study of aviation.